BPP University Refund Policy

By | 27th April 2017

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BPP University Refund Policy

6.1 In addition to your rights under Clause 5, BPP also offers the following refund, deferral and transfer policy on its Programmes (where there is no legal right to a refund under the Consumer Contracts Regulations or otherwise).

6.2 The following refund, deferral and transfer policy is applicable to all Programmes up to the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration in each Academic Year of your Programme. You must register for your Programme at the start of each Academic Year in accordance with the term start dates for your Programme which can be viewed on the individual programme pages.

6.2.1 You may cancel your place on a Programme at any time up to the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration for the relevant Academic Year. You will receive a full refund of any Programme Fees which you have paid for that Academic Year in accordance with Clause 5.5, less your Deposit (if applicable) which is non-refundable subject to Clause 5.1. You will not be liable to pay the outstanding Programme Fees for that Academic Year or subsequent Academic Years;

6.2.2 You may defer the start date of your Programme at any time up to the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration in your first Academic Year, or transfer to a different BPP Programme at any time up to the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration for the relevant Academic Year, subject to availability on your chosen new programme (“New Programme”), meeting the requirements of your New Programme in accordance with these Terms, and upon payment by you of any difference in the Programme Fees payable for the two Programmes. You may only defer or transfer your Programme once and your New Programme start date must be within one year of the date of your request to defer or transfer. Your Deposit (if applicable) and any Programme Fees which you have paid in relation to your original Programme for that Academic Year will be transferred to your New Programme. You will not be liable to pay the outstanding Programme Fees for your original Programme for that Academic Year or subsequent Academic Years but upon conclusion of a new contract between you and BPP in relation to your New Programme you will be liable to pay the Programme Fees in relation to your New Programme which may be higher. Deferrals are not permitted after Registration in your first Academic Year;

6.3 The following refund and transfer policy is applicable to all Programmes after the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration for the relevant Academic Year of your Programme but before the date which is 10 weeks following Registration in that Academic Year:

6.3.1 You may cancel your place on a Programme at any time after the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration for the relevant Academic Year but before the date which is 10 weeks following Registration in that Academic Year. You will be liable to pay 50% of the Programme Fees (60% of the Programme Fees for International Students) for that Academic Year (including your Deposit, if applicable, if this is the first Academic Year of your Programme). Any Programme Fees which you have paid in excess of 50% of the Programme Fees (60% of the Programme Fees for International Students) for that Academic Year will be refunded to you in accordance with Clause 5.5. You will not be liable to pay the remaining 50% of the Programme Fees (40% of the Programme Fees for International Students) for that Academic Year or the Programme Fees for subsequent Academic Years;

6.3.2 You may transfer to a different BPP Programme at an appropriate point after the date that is 4 weeks prior to Registration for the relevant Academic Year but before the date which is 10 weeks following Registration in that Academic Year. Transfers are subject to availability on your chosen New Programme, meeting the requirements of your New Programme in accordance with these Terms, and upon payment by you of any difference in the Programme Fees payable for the two Programmes taking into account any additional modules you may need to complete in order to transfer to the New Programme. You must have paid your Programme Fees for the relevant Academic Year by their due date prior to being permitted to transfer. You may only transfer your Programme once and your New Programme start date must be within one year of the date of your request to transfer. You will remain liable to pay 50% of the Programme Fees (60% of the Programme Fees for International Students) for your original Programme for the relevant Academic Year. Your Deposit (if applicable and if this is the first Academic Year of your Programme) and any Programme Fees which you have paid or subsequently pay in relation to your original Programme for that Academic Year will be transferred to your New Programme. No refund of Programme Fees paid in relation to your original Programme will be available.

6.4 The following refund and transfer policy is applicable to all Programmes after the date which is 10 weeks after Registration in each Academic Year:

6.4.1 You may cancel your place on a Programme at any time after the date which is 10 weeks after Registration in the relevant Academic Year. You will be liable to pay 100% of the outstanding Programme Fees for that Academic Year (including your Deposit, if applicable, if this is the first Academic Year of your Programme). You will not be liable to pay the Programme Fees for subsequent Academic Years;

6.4.2 Provided that you have paid your Programme Fees for the relevant Academic Year by their due date, you may transfer to a different BPP Programme, at an appropriate time after the date which is 10 weeks after Registration in the relevant Academic Year. Transfers are subject to availability on your chosen New Programme, meeting the requirements of your New Programme in accordance with these Terms, and upon payment by you of any difference in the Programme Fees payable for the two Programmes taking into account any additional modules you may need to complete in order to transfer to the New Programme. You may only transfer your Programme once and your New Programme start date must be within one year of the date of your request to transfer. You will remain liable to pay 100% of the Programme Fees for your original Programme for the relevant Academic Year. Your Deposit (if applicable and if this is the first Academic Year of your Programme) and any Programme Fees which you have paid or subsequently pay in relation to your original Programme for that Academic Year will be transferred to your New Programme. No refund of Programme Fees paid in relation to your original Programme will be available.

6.4.3 All Programme Fees paid in respect of completed Academic Years are non-refundable in any circumstances. You will remain liable to pay 100% of any unpaid Programme Fees for completed Academic Years, regardless of whether you are permitted to cancel, defer or transfer a Programme in a subsequent Academic Year.

6.5 BPP reserves the right to cancel a Programme at any time up to ten Working Days prior to the commencement of such a Programme. If BPP decides not to provide the Programme or makes any significant variation to the Programme prior to the Programme commencing, then it will use its reasonable endeavours to notify you in advance and you shall be entitled to withdraw your offer by written notice to BPP within 14 days of being notified of such cancellation or variation. In these circumstances you will be entitled to a refund of any part of the Programme Fees which you have paid to BPP including any Deposit paid (if applicable) in accordance with Clause 5.5.

6.6 You may cancel your place on the Programme pursuant to clause 6 by using one of the methods outlined in clause 5.2:

6.6.1 Calling BPP University on 03300 603100 for domestic admissions and +44 (0)20 7430 7065 for international admissions;

6.6.2 Emailing universitycancel@bpp.com; or

6.6.3 Sending BPP a completed cancellation form a template of which is attached to these Terms.

6.7 In order to defer your place on the Programme you must notify BPP in writing pursuant to Clause 5 and 6 by post or email using the following contact details:

  • Telephone: +44 (0)20 8740 2222
  • Fax: +44 (0)20 8746 4160
  • Email: admissions@bpp.com (or internationaladmissions@bpp.com for International Students)
  • Post: BPP University Limited, Sixth Floor, Boulton House, Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3HY (for domestic students) and BPP University Limited, BPP House, Aldine Place, 142-144 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8AA (for international students)

6.8 Except as set out in Clauses 5 and 6, no cancellations and no deferrals will be permitted for a Programme.

6.9 Your acceptance of a place to study on the Programme is personal to you and you will not be permitted to transfer your place on a Programme or Programme Fees to any other person.

6.10 BPP reserves the right to use its discretion to determine whether to make refunds and/or deferrals in exceptional circumstances which fall outside Clause 5 and 6 and to charge additional fee in any such event.